Peter Criss – Kiss: Peter Criss (1978/2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Peter Criss – Kiss: Peter Criss (1978/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 34:56 minutes | 745 MB | Genre: Rock
Studio Master, Official Digital Download  – Source: HDTracks | © Island Def Jam

Peter Criss was originally released in 1978 and is a solo album by the drummer of KISS. One of four solo albums released by members of the band, it was produced by Vini Poncia, who would go on to produce the KISS albums Dynasty and Unmasked.

Prior to joining Kiss, Peter Criss spent years honing his drumming chops in numerous New York City-area bands, playing other styles besides Kiss’s heavy metal. For his 1978 Kiss solo album, Criss reconnected with a member of one of his old bands, Stan Penridge, with whom he co-wrote the majority of the tunes.
Sensing that most fans would want to hear more ballads in the vein of his 1976 hit with Kiss, “Beth,” several are included: “Don’t You Let Me Down,” “Easy Thing,” “Kiss the Girl Goodbye,” and “I Can’t Stop the Rain.” The more rock-oriented selections are more mellow than Kiss’s usual fare, with a cover of “I’m Gonna Love You,'” as well as the originals “Tossin’ and Turnin’,” “You Matter to Me,” and “That’s the Kind of Sugar Papa Likes.”

1 I’m Gonna Love You 03:18
2 You Matter To Me 03:16
3 Tossin’ And Turnin’ 04:01
4 Don’t You Let Me Down 03:41
5 That’s The Kind Of Sugar Papa Likes 03:00
6 Easy Thing 03:54
7 Rock Me Baby 02:53
8 Kiss The Girl Goodbye 02:48
9 Hooked On Rock ‘N’ Roll 03:38
10 I Can’t Stop The Rain 04:27

Peter Criss – lead vocals, drums on side 1, and track 4 on side 2, percussion on track 3, side 2, backing vocals
Allan Schwartzberg – drums on tracks 1, 2 and 5 on side 2
Bill Bodine – bass guitar on side 1, and track 4 on side 2
Neil Jason – bass guitar on tracks 1, 2 and 5 on side 2
Art Munson – guitar on side 1, and track 4 on side 2
Stan Penridge – guitar on side 1, and tracks 3 and 4 on side 2, backing vocals
Elliot Randall – guitar on “Easy Thing” and “I Can’t Stop the Rain”
John Tropea – guitar on tracks 1, 2 and 5 on side 2
Brendan Harkin – guitar on “Easy Thing”
Steve Lukather – guitar solo on “That’s the Kind of Sugar Papa Likes” and “Hooked on Rock and Roll”
Bill Cuomo – keyboards on side 1, and track 4 on side 2
Richard Gerstein – keyboards on tracks 1, 2, and 5, side 2
Davey Faragher, Tommy Faragher, Danny Faragher, Jimmy Faragher, Maxine Dixon, Maxine Willard, Julia Tillman, Vini Poncia, Annie Sutton, Gordon Grody – backing vocals
Horns arranged by Tom Saviano
Michael Carnahan – saxophone solo on “Tossin’ and Turnin'”, baritone sax on “Hooked on Rock ‘n’ Roll”


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